Whether you’re in Kigali or exploring the countryside, join us to experience the beauty of Rwandan culture, craft, and community.
Our Kigali craft Studio brings artisans to you, and our rural Experience days bring you to the artisans and their communities! Read more below.
Experience life in rural Rwanda
(near the convention centre)
Learn to craft at our Studio
(Ellen Campus in Kinigi)
Shop & meet the Artisans
Rural artisans open their homes and lives, inviting you to experience life and culture in their communities.
Experience weaving, pottery, traditional cooking, mud brick building, banana juice making, coffee picking, drumming and dancing, or imigongo making with the artisans!
Come and create your own Rwandan craft!
Drop in any time to paint, enjoy traditional pottery, or create other things of beauty.
Check out our calendar of workshops, classes and activities, or schedule a private activity, party, or event.
Our shop at the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund’s brand new location has a curated selection of our beautiful artisan-made goods, plus a collection of unique gorilla-inspired pieces. Schedule a full or half day Experience with local artisan hosts, or enjoy time on campus with visiting artisans on select days.
I have travelled all over the world for the last 20+ years and this is absolutely a highlight.
– TripAdvisor contributor JCaz1, USA
Super-excited… so many handcrafts to learn to craft!
– Hannah N, USA
It’s amazing this is handmade- the quality of this and how tight this is woven. I would love to watch them do that.
– Ellen D, USA
(holding a nose print basket)